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Meet a Maker Episode 8: Jay LaCroix

Welcome to the Electromaker.io Meet a Maker podcast episode 8! We chat with Jay LaCroix, author of Mastering Ubuntu Server about RetroPie, favorite Linux distros, and the value of open-source maker communities.

Best RockPro64 OS options

These are the best RockPro64 OS options, from RockPro Linux distros and RockPro64 Android OSes, to retro gaming on the RockPro64. Find out what Pine64 RockPro64 images you should use!

Best Raspberry Pi Accessories: Must-own Raspberry Pi Add-ons

From mini keyboards and retro game controllers to Raspberry Pi cases and books, these are the best Raspberry Pi accessories you should buy.

Raspberry Pi 3 B+ vs Raspberry Pi 3 A+ vs Raspberry Pi Zero: Which Raspberry Pi Should You Buy

Compare the Raspberry Pi 3 B+ vs Raspberry Pi 3 A+ vs Raspberry Pi Zero and find out which Raspberry Pi you should buy!

Pine64 RockPro64 Review: A Beefy Single-Board Computer

We get hands-on with the 4GB Pine64 RockPro64 in this RockPro64 review, featuring a look at RockPro64 OSes, accessories, and performance.

ClockworkPi Review: The ClockworkPi GameShell is a Fun DIY Gameboy

The ClockWorkPi GameShell kit is a portable retro gaming console. Although the Pi in its name may hint at Raspberry Pi internals

Pimoroni Keybow powered by a Raspberry Pi Zero WH Review

Coming as a kit, Keybow is powered by a Raspberry Pi Zero WH (pre-soldered GPIO headers), and all we need to build this kit is a cross head screwdriver.

Pimoroni Picade Console Review and Tutorial: A Plug-and-Play Picade

The Pimoroni Picade Console boasts the ability to turn a TV into a Raspberry Pi retro arcade powered by RetroPie. It's fairly easy to put together and comprehensive.

Best Raspberry Pi Alternatives 2019

Though the Raspberry Pi might be the most popular single-board computer on the market, there are loads of Raspberry Pi alternatives in 2019!

Kano Harry Potter Wand Coding Kit Review: Make Coding for Kids Magical

The Kano Harry Potter coding kit makes fundamental coding for kids accessible and fun.

Best Holiday Gifts for Makers and DIYers 2018 Edition

With the holidays approaching, you’ll want to start thinking about what to get that special maker in your life. While electronics often connote a high price tag, plenty of affordable maker Christmas gifts abound.

RetroFlag Debuted Sega Megadrive Raspberry Pi Case: The MegaPi

Raspberry Pi case manufacturer RetroFlag is offering its Sega Megadrive inspired case, the MegaPi, which it adds to the lineup alongside the NESPi and SuperPi.

Hardkernel Launches Odroid H2 x86 Single-board Computer

Hardkernel, makers of the Odroid XU4, are poised to release an x86 based single-board computer, the Odroid H2.

Teclast F5 Laptop Review

Can lightning strike twice? The Teclast F7 which we reviewed previously has become an ideal laptop for cost conscious-makers, needing a slim and light laptop but with a full 1080p screen.

Lakka Raspberry Pi 3 B+ Image: Testing the Lakka 3B+ Release

The Raspberry Pi is a utilitarian single-board computer (SBC) with loads of uses. While it's suited to tasks such as running a web server or media server, robotics, and smart home automation, one of the top Raspberry Pi projects for beginners and hardcore makers alike is a retro game console. There are several options for retro gaming on the Raspberry Pi including RetroPie, Recalbox, and Lakka. With the debut of the Raspberry Pi 3 B+ board, support for several operating systems (OS) broke. However, Lakka 2.1.1 ushered in Raspberry Pi 3 B+ support. Learn about the Lakka Raspberry Pi 3 B+ image runs!

Best ASUS Tinker Board OS Options

The single-board computer (SBC) space is heavily populated. While the Raspberry Pi generally benefits from the most attention, there are plenty of Raspberry Pi alternatives. The Libre Computer ROC-RK3328-CC, Orange Prime Pi, and UDOO x86 are all solid competitors. The ASUS Tinker Board is an excellent SBC which boasts powerful performance, decent community support, and tons of project ideas. You can run a bevy of operating systems (OSes) on the nifty development board. Check out the best ASUS Tinker Board OS options!

Pimoroni Picade Build, Hack and Review

Well, the new Picade from Pimoroni is even smaller than a bartop, yet still packs enough power to emulate every home console and the majority of arcade releases up to the millennium. Thanks to the Raspberry Pi 3.

SuperPi RetroFlag Cases Announced: Two Raspberry Pi SNES Cases Revealed

The Raspberry Pi is arguably the most popular single-board computer (SBC) on the market. Largely, the Pi reigns supreme despite numerous Raspberry Pi alternatives because of fantastic software and hardware support. Notably, there are countless Raspberry Pi case options available. One of my favorite cases is the NESPi enclosure from RetroFlag. As the name suggests, its a NES shell for the Raspberry Pi, allowing you to create your own do-it-yourself NES Classic Mini. Now, RetroFlag plans to offer two Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES) cases in the SuperPi!